Assessing Private Sector Contributions to Job Creation and Poverty Reduction
Open Source Study by
International Finance Corporation
Preliminary Literature Review
The articles that are a part of the literature review are only a small snapshot of the literature on job creation.
We are in the preliminary stages and expect to review additional relevant literature. As a part of the open
source process, we want to share our work even if it is still in an early draft form to get your feedback.
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IFC jobs study - Preliminary Draft of Literature Review as of December 16th, 2011
There is no systematic
net growth rates and
firm size once firm age
is controlled for.
Firm births contribute
substantially to both
gross and net job
Conditional on survival
young firms grow more